Inspiration: A cosmonaut of consciousness
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of Transcendental Meditation (TM), was one of the best-known gurus from India.
The Beatles famously visited him in the Himalayas.
But what is not so well known is that Maharishi, who passed away in 2008, was also trained as a physicist. From this training he understood the Western scientific mind as well as ancient Eastern philosophy. Maharishi understood that, if he wanted to convince the West to embrace meditation as an instrument for people to lead a more balanced and fulfilling life, he needed to provide scientific evidence. That is why, for decades, TM has been the most researched form of meditation. READ MORE